The Contract administrator (CA) is responsible for all contractual agreements pertaining to the procurement of materials, equipment and services that support the business of the Kinross Fort Knox mine operation. The CA is responsible for the entire lifecycle of the contract including defining the requirements, researching opportunities, negotiating with sources, writing contracts, awarding contracts and close-out. The CA ensures that the contract complies with any applicable state or labor requirements, as well as company policies.
CA will be cognizant of company business goals and negotiate the best prices for products and services while monitoring any associated risks. The CA will work closely with the Global Supply Chain Manager, Fort Knox Supply Chain Superintendent, site management and legal departments.
Manages activities under the supervision of the Fort Knox Supply Chain Superintendent concerning contracts for purchase or sale of equipment, materials, products and services.
Examines requirements, delivery schedules, estimates of costs of materials, equipment and production to ensure completeness and accuracy.
Prepares (and review) bid documents, process specifications, test and progress reports and other exhibits that may be required.
Plans, schedules and chairs post-bid reviews for construction services contracts with selected contractors.
Negotiates contract with successful bidder(s).
Advises applicable departments of contractual rights and obligations.
Qualifications & Skills Requirements
Must have 5 to 10 years of contract administration experience with a strong background in construction.
Must possess a Degree in Business Administration or substituted with experience
Must have strong leadership, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills
Must be proficiency with Microsoft office (Excel, Word & Access) ERP systems (preferably JD Edwards), as well as, have the ability to use company mandated contractual templates.
Must be presently authorized to work in the United States.
About Kinross Gold Corporation:
Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with its head office in Toronto, and mines and projects in the United States, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana and Mauritania, and employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide. Our core values are putting people first, outstanding corporate citizenship, high performance culture and rigorous financial discipline.
At Kinross, we pride ourselves on being skilled, responsible operators who strive not only to meet, but to exceed, regulatory requirements for both environmental and health and safety performance, wherever we operate. Putting people first is a core Kinross value, and our chief priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of every employee and contractor who works for us.